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synonyms for harmlessly

  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • guardedly
  • with safety
  • without danger
  • without harm
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How to use harmlessly in a sentence

It was a mere joke, the sentry saw nothing; and the stone passed harmlessly over them.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
These are truths—fixed facts, that quaint theory and exhausted moralising, are impregnable to, and fall harmlessly before.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
The others either stuck harmlessly in the logs or overshot and stood so many torches in the ground.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
He had not done speaking, when a stone fell at his feet and rolled harmlessly across the path.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
They were struck repeatedly, but the balls fell harmlessly against the iron plating.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The plates were badly bent, but the shot had fallen as harmlessly as pebbles upon the side of a barn.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Quick as a flash he ducked to one side, and the lash snapped harmlessly in the air.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The blast bounced harmlessly off the machine's armored hide.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Our rays, striking these, had discharged harmlessly into the ground.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
The shells striking the light had all exploded harmlessly in the air.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
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WORDS RELATED TO HARMLESSLY

  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • guardedly
  • harmlessly
  • with safety
  • without danger
  • without harm
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.